April 16th, 2014 01:34 a.m.

Cloudburst
USA/ Canada 2011, 93 min, Dir: Thom Fitzgerald

A romantic road film starring Olympia Dukakis and Brenda Fricker as Stella and Dot, an aging couple who escape from a nursing home in Maine and drive to Nova Scotia on a quest to be legally married. Stella and Dot have been together for 30 years and have faithfully accompanied one another through life’s ups and downs. Now in their seventies, Stella is hard of hearing and Dot is legally blind. When Dotty’s prudish granddaughter Molly decides the best place for Dot is a nursing home that will provide all the necessities, it forces Stella and Dot to make a bold decision: they will leave their hometown and make their way to Canada, where same-sex marriage is legal. It’s a last-gap bid to stay together. With equal parts humour and grace, Cloudburst explores the important themes of life, death and love through the eyes of this oddball trio.

Rating: 14A (14A)
Advisories:
  • Not Recommended For Children
  • Nudity
  • Crude Coarse Language
Screenings:
  • Friday March 8, 2013 at 9:30PM
  • Sunday March 10, 2013 at 7:00PM
  • Monday March 11, 2013 at 9:00PM
  • Wednesday March 13, 2013 at 9:30PM
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